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Visiting Assistant Professor, Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Saint Joseph's University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Saint Joseph’s University

Visiting Assistant Professor, Deaf/Hard of Hearing 

Position Summary:

The Department of Special Education at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) education for the 2022-2023 academic year. Because the graduate program in D/HH education is online, this faculty member may be a virtual employee. Candidates should desire the opportunity to work with department colleagues to build a vibrant and sustainable program of study within the context of a Jesuit Institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts education. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate in Deaf Education will teach 3-4 courses each semester (6-8 courses total taught in fall and spring, depending on advising load), including courses in the deaf education certification program as well as special education foundations and pedagogy and student teaching. Duties for this position include service to the department, demonstration of teaching effectiveness, and academic advising. The successful candidate should anticipate working with the Director of Clinical Experiences to support student teaching placements, and working closely with school partners to build strong theory-practice connections.

The successful candidate would have the option of coordinating the D/HH graduate program. There is also an option for summer teaching.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

1-2 weekend days and some evenings per semester for admission events, department programming

Minimum Requirements:

  • S. in Special Education with emphasis in Deaf Education
  • PA (or state equivalent) Certification in Special Education: Deaf Education
  • Experience in developing PK-12 school-university partnerships
  • Experience teaching teacher candidates at graduate levels
  • Teacher certification in special education with at least three years PK-12 classroom teaching experience with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Understanding of and experience with best practices in Deaf Education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D or Ed.D in Special Education with emphasis in Deaf Education
  • Experience with CEC and the CAEP accreditation process.
  • Experience with Council on Deaf Education accreditation process.

On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of application/interest and resume.  For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit:

Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph's is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.


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